Senate Lawmakers Seek $5 Billion to Track Down Child Predators Without Compromising Encryption

With the Senate back in session last week, Democratic lawmakers revealed new legislation aimed at drastically expanding the federal government’s resources dedicated to the targeting and prosecution of child predators, developing new technologies to identify child sexual abuse material online, and funding leading community organizations that work to prevent children from becoming victims. In a … Continue reading Senate Lawmakers Seek $5 Billion to Track Down Child Predators Without Compromising Encryption

Life After Lock-down: Going Back into the Office

With so many phrases and terms being thrown at us every day relating to COVID-19, it’s enough to keep our heads spinning for a while. The most prominent term being discussed is social distancing – the entire world now recognizes the importance of staying six feet apart from one another.  Even though our entire planet … Continue reading Life After Lock-down: Going Back into the Office

Is Compliance Really the Goal of Childhood Behavior?

Compliance is a word that is used regularly in the world of behavior. It’s written about in Individualized Education Programs, it’s used as a goal when students have behavioral episodes, and data is collected on how often it does or does not occur. Even in personal interactions with kids, such as with our own children … Continue reading Is Compliance Really the Goal of Childhood Behavior?

A Big Drop in Child Abuse Reports in L.A. Leaves Advocates Worried, Not Relieved

Reports of suspected child abuse in L.A. County have taken a nose-dive in recent weeks. That news may sound incredible during normal times, but in a COVID-19 world, that drop has advocates very concerned. According to a statement by DCFS Director Bobby Cagle, since the middle of March, L.A. County has seen a 40%-60% decrease … Continue reading A Big Drop in Child Abuse Reports in L.A. Leaves Advocates Worried, Not Relieved

Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

According to Proofpoint’s newest Quarterly Threat Report, Q4 2018, the threat of Ransomware did decline at the end of 2018, but has opened the door for out-right cyber extortion. Extortion is an age-old crime that has found its way into the cyber world.  This threat continues to gain traction as a multi-million-dollar criminal industry. The newest … Continue reading Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

Our New Website Is Here!

Hawley & Associates is excited to announce the launch of our new website at http://www.hawleyandassociates.com! We wanted our new site to truly reflect who we are as an agency; a caring, innovative and customer-focused insurance brokerage who is dedicated in serving the social service and nonprofit community. The site has a fresh clean look, is user friendly and responsive on all … Continue reading Our New Website Is Here!

Extended Reporting Periods – When Does It Apply To Your Nonprofit?

Every nonprofit has a life-cycle; some can be very long and last for many years, while others can be quite short in comparison.  Nonprofits shut down for a variety of different reasons.  One agency might dissolve due to a change in the market, another due to changing policies or guidelines, like we are experiencing with … Continue reading Extended Reporting Periods – When Does It Apply To Your Nonprofit?

Specialized Insurance Products for YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES & PROGRAMS!

These organizations provide resources and support for children, youth and families throughout the community. They can be quite diverse in the services and programs they offer and may include, but not limited to; drug & alcohol prevention programs, as well as mental/behavioral health and at-risk youth programs. Some may also offer a group home, residential … Continue reading Specialized Insurance Products for YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES & PROGRAMS!

Local Broker vs. Specialty Broker?

Hawley & Associates strongly believes in giving back to the community.  We encourage the support of local businesses and services operating in the areas that we all live and work.  But, when it comes to your insurance broker, you may need to think beyond your hometown borders. Did you know that having a local broker … Continue reading Local Broker vs. Specialty Broker?

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – We Love Our Clients (and here’s why)!

It may be funny to see a Valentine's Day message from a commercial insurance broker, but we felt it the perfect time to acknowledge and show our love for our amazing clients! Our clients dedicate themselves to serving the Social Service and Nonprofit community and unselfishly give back each and everyday. Their work makes the … Continue reading HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – We Love Our Clients (and here’s why)!